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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

6:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers
La Mesa City Hall
8130 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, California



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Colin Parent, Vice Mayor
Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
Bill Baber, Councilmember
  Akilah Weber, Councilmember

 

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ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION – VICE MAYOR PARENT

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATION

 

PROCLAIMING MARCH 8, 2019 AS WORKPLACE GENDER EQUITY DAY

 

ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS - (TOTAL TIME - 15 MINUTES)

NOTE: In accordance with state law, an item not scheduled on the agenda may be brought forward by the general public for comment; however, the City Council will not be able to discuss or take any action on the item at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to Staff or placed on a future agenda.
 

CONFLICT DISCLOSURES

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 1 through 6)

The Consent Calendar includes items previously considered by the Council. Unless discussion is requested by members of the Council or audience, all Consent Calendar items may be approved by one motion.
 

1. APPROVAL OF MOTION TO WAIVE THE READING OF THE TEXT OF ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS AT THIS MEETING

 

2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A FIFTH AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LA MESA AND SAN DIEGO METROPOLITAN TRANSIT SYSTEM (MTS) FOR ADMINISTRATION OF TAXICAB AND OTHER FOR-HIRE VEHICLE REGULATIONS

Staff Reference: Mr. Humora
Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. APPROVAL FOR COUNCILMEMBER PARENT TO ATTEND THE 2019 HOUSING CALIFORNIA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, APRIL 15 – 17, 2019, IN SACRAMENTO

Staff Reference: Ms. Garrett
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BID 19-07, AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR THE MACARTHUR PARK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PHASE I TO MARINA LANDSCAPE, INC. AND GRANTING BLUE PACIFIC ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION’S BID RELIEF REQUEST

Staff Reference: Mr. Leja
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

6. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A BMW POLICE MOTORCYCLE FROM BMW MOTORCYCLES OF ESCONDIDO IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,392.62

Staff Reference: Chief Vasquez
Documents:
  1. ITEM 6.pdf
 

ORDINANCES: SECOND READING

 

7.A. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 24 (ZONING) OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS (ADUs) IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65852.2


 

7. B. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 24 (ZONING) OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS (JADUs) IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65852.22


Staff recommends the Council approve the second reading and adoption of the (1) Ordinance adopting amendments to Title 24 (Zoning) of the La Mesa Municipal Code for the development of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in accordance with California Government Code Section 65852.2; and (2) Ordinance adopting amendments to Title 24 (Zoning) of the La Mesa Municipal Code for the development of junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs) in accordance with California Government Code Section 65852.22.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak

Documents:
  1. ITEM 7.pdf
 

STAFF REPORTS

 

8. NINETY DAY REVIEW OF SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FOR THE LA MESA VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET

Staff recommends the Council provide direction to staff on whether or not to extend the Special Event Permit for the La Mesa Village Farmers’ Market on La Mesa Boulevard, with or without additional new conditions, or to relocate the Farmers’ Market to an alternate location.

Staff Reference: Ms. Garrett

Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

9. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING STAFF TO PROCEED WITH PROPOSITION 218 NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED ADJUSTMENTS TO SEWER SERVICE CHARGES FOR FISCAL YEARS 2020 AND 2021

Staff recommends the Council approve a Resolution authorizing staff to proceed with the notification and public hearing process required by Proposition 218 for proposed adjustments to sewer service charges.

Staff Reference: Mr. Leja

Documents:
  1. ITEM 9.pdf
 

HEARING

 

10. CONSIDERATION OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020

Staff recommends the Council reaffirm CDBG program priorities and direct staff to develop the FY 2019-20 CDBG Action Plan for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded activities and return to Council on April 23, 2019, for final review and approval of the Plan.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak

Documents:
  1. ITEM 10.pdf
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

COUNCIL INITIATED

 

11. DISCUSSION REGARDING COUNCIL APPROVAL TO ADD A WORK ELEMENT TO THE TRAFFIC COMMISSION WORKPLAN FOR FY 2019-2020 – VICE MAYOR PARENT

Documents:
  1. ITEM 11.pdf
 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT